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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2019.

Imports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 73 import by value totaled $521.29 million for the month of March, $1.57 billion through March of 2019, and $6.34 billion for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$587.44 M
2China$279.72 M
3Taiwan$198.58 M
4South Korea$110.64 M
5Japan$91.56 M
6Canada$68.86 M
7Germany$40.36 M
8Malaysia$25.79 M
9Vietnam$20.81 M
10Spain$13.89 M
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January – March 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $1.57 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $273,336,631
2Port Laredo $227,218,940
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $217,752,517
4Port of Long Beach $89,635,312
5Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $85,434,818
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $80,310,573
7Port of Newark $77,593,378
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $67,127,502
9Brownsville International Bridges $60,046,327
10Pharr International Bridge in Texas $38,948,104

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 5.21 percent through March to $1.57 billion

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 5.21 percent from $1.49 billion to $1.57 billion through the first three months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 73 through March among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 79 for the last full year with a total value of $6.34 billion, a $710.13 million, 12.62 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through March of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 South Korea. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – March 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $587,440,409
2China $279,718,131
3Taiwan $198,582,361
4South Korea $110,641,156
5Japan $91,555,350
6Canada $68,855,280
7Germany $40,358,250
8Malaysia $25,790,601
9Vietnam $20,811,349
10Spain $13,889,032

January – March 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $407,533,545
2El Paso $281,956,927
3Los Angeles $274,850,952
4Chicago $210,128,322
5Detroit $184,999,960
6Atlanta/Savannah $128,451,497
7New York City $104,939,749
8Cleveland $98,361,246
9New Orleans $59,344,204
10Charleston $42,310,283

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first three months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles fell 0.62 percent compared to last year to $273.34 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 14.27 percent compared to last year to $227.22 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 7.74 percent compared to last year to $217.75 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 23 percent compared to last year to $89.64 million.
  • Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. rose 7.73 percent compared to last year to $85.43 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Mexico increased $39.64 million, 7.24 percent, (37.35 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China decreased $528,820, 0.19 percent, (17.79 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $14.58 million, 7.93 percent, (12.63 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $21.7 million, 24.4 percent, (7.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan decreased $11.03 million, 10.75 percent, (5.82 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 80.62 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through March of this year. That is equal to $1.27 billion of the $1.57 billion total.

All totaled, 56.81 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through March of this year. That is equal to $893.38 million of the $1.57 billion total